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::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality